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Philosophy of Art A Contemporary Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0415159644

ISBN-13: 9780415159647

Edition: 1999

Authors: N�el Carroll, No�l Carroll

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Philosophy of Art is a textbook for undergraduate students interested in the topic of philosophical aesthetics.It introduces the techniques of analytic philosophy as well as key topics such as the representational theory of art, formalism, neo-formalism, aesthetic theories of art, neo-Wittgensteinism, the Institutional Theory of Art. as well as historical approaches to the nature of art.Throughout, abstract philosophical theories are illustrated by examples of both traditional and contemporary art including frequent reference to the avant-garde in this way enriching the readers understanding of art theory as well as the appreciation of art.Unique features of the textbook are:* chapter…    
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Book details

List price: $45.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/20/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.42" wide x 9.21" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Art and representation
Art as representation
What is representation?
Art and expression
Art as expression
Theories of expression
Art and form
Art as form
What is artistic form?
Art and aesthetic experience
Aesthetic theories of art
The aesthetic dimension
Art, definition and identification
Against definition
Two contemporary definitions of art
Identifying art